This sumptuous new book reveals the greatest civilization of the ancient world through the lives of 100 men and women who experienced it at first hand. Lavishly illustrated with spectacular works of art and scenes of daily life, Lives of the Ancient Egyptians offers unique and remarkable insights into the history and culture of the Nile Valley, treating the reader to very personal glimpses of a vanished world, and a fresh perspective on a bewitching civilization.
Toby Wilkinson is Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge.Among his
previous books are Genesis of the Pharaohs and Lives of the Ancient Egyptians,
both published by Thames & Hudson.